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Sep 30, 2012 1:15pm EDT
, steve forbes. his new book is coming out in august and 2012, and it is called "freedom manifesto: why free markets are moral and big government isn't." we are at freedom-fest in las vegas. mr. steve forbes, why is it that free markets are more government enabled. what is an example of that. >> guest: obviously, functions of government have been big government. but the terms of big government not being moral is the opposite of what it does. it ends up creating the environment where we have less ability to get ahead, it creates dependency, it plays crony capitalism, which hurts career entrepreneurship and opportunity. all the government and what it says it does, helps the poor, make sure that markets on the right direction, they actually do the opposite. they are short-term oriented to the next election. they have their own agenda. they don't respond to the marketplace the way a business should. they have their own agenda in terms of those special interest groups and the like. the bigger they get from them were hardly due to the economy and the less chance that they have to improve your
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Sep 30, 2012 1:45pm EDT
to >> author steve forbes is trying to send booktv on c-span 2. >> up next -- >> on your screen now is the cover of a new book coming out august 2012, "seven principles of good government: liberty, people and politics." it's written by former new mexico governor, gary johnson. and he is also the libertarian party nominee for president in 2012. governor john said, when and why did you leave the republican party and become a libertarian? >> you know, i've probably been a libertarian my entire life. this is just kind of coming out of the closet. i don't think i am unlike most americans. i think there's a lot more americans in this country that declare themselves libertarians as opposed to voting libertarian. so the picture and trying to make right now is vote libertarian with me this one time. give me a shot at changing things. and if it does somewhere, you can always return to tyranny and i'm going to argue that so so we have right now. >> what are the seven principles of good government you read about? >> one as being reality-based. just find out what his wife, base your decision ina
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
c-span2. .. >> that's followed by a house debate featuring iowa gop congressman steve king and democrat christy vilsack. and later a forum on greater cooperation in combating the before of counterfeit prescription drugs. >> host: and joining us this week on "the communicators" is dade cohen, come cam's -- comcast's executive vice president. the last time you were on this program was april 2009 -- >> guest: sounds like an eternity. [laughter] >> host: just a few months before comcast bought a lot of nbc. do you feel fully integrated? >> guest: i don't know that we're fully integrated, but i think we feel very comfortable with the asset and with the level of integration between the two companies. they're, obviously, very different businesses, very different companies, and steve burke had a great vision going in that he wanted to bring the best parts of the comcast culture and the comcast management culture but respect the differences between the companies and the unique, you know, some of the unique approaches and cultures of nbc universal as being an entertainment and a cont
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00am EDT
areas. >> thank you. >> at evening, steve. >> and steve hammock in the chair of constitution project. and you have two ideas in here which i want to talk about because they both appear to me to be unconstitutional. last night the first is that you say we should allow campaign constitutions only from a candidate whose constituents, nobody else. >> i didn't quite say that, but go ahead. >> actually give me a copy of this chat there. and then you say we would be well served by a broad mandate and that for purposes of campaign contributions, the term persons refers only to actual individual living human beings, no corporate money, no union money, no money from political action committees, no money from political parties. political campaigns should be paid for by people and only people. how do you overcome the constitutional infirmities in both of those ideas? >> we do have to say that he's the chairman of the board of the constitution project commission is the president and i'm on the board. but steve, i had an exchange today with trevor potter, former head of the federal election commit
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the two companies. they're, obviously, very different businesses, very different companies, and steve burke had a great vision going in that he wanted to bring the best parts of the comcast culture and the comcast management culture but respect the differences between the companies and the unique, um, you know, some of the unique approaches and cultures of nbc universal as being an entertainment and a content and a news and information company as opposed to a distribute company. and i think, i think steve's been able to execute that balance, um, almost perfectly. in many bringing the parts of the company together that need to be brought together but in respecting the differences between the companies and allowing the two companies sometimes to function in accordance with their historic practice and culture. >> host: you own, what, 51% of nbcu? >> guest: we own 51% now with a pathway, obviously, to ultimately owning all of it, and we are the manager of the enterprise. >> host: do you see moving forward owning it all? >> guest: well, what we've said is that we, you know, we have the opt
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Sep 30, 2012 6:45am EDT
to identify with the rover is fundamental to mir's design, as steve explains. he said the whole idea behind mir is that these tools work together. look at the discovery of the silicon, the mobility system in which he means the rover's wheels trench up some soil. we notice with the pen cam wide angle camera. we hit it with the many task to check for iron. it looks interesting and we go over what they got its molecular composition. everything works together. having instruments that work together encourages the teams to work together. this was his vision which he called scientists in geneva if you you've got to sensors and each of them provide complementary bits of knowledge. you're going to use the payload to the fullest advantage if people look at it as being entirely at their disposal. if you are out there and feels, he said, doing geology which of your partner you might be argument about what this rock means or what that rock means, but you not going to be arguing about should we use the raw camera or should we use the compass? we don't have pan cam guys arguing with many task us, but rath
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Oct 1, 2012 1:15am EDT
and poverty that i believe that stable currency. i don't believe in floating currency. i agree with steve forbes that foreign currency can is standard of value by which every imeerp europe has to guide the investment and decisions is like floating the hour so that people wouldn't have to work so many. one month you'd have the hour worth 50 minutes. the next is 70 minutes and you'd soon have an hour. the swats and insurance policy just to guide the economy. one of the things that happened over the last decade is that we've had a -- of fitness -- [inaudible] of we imper prize. and the reason for excess of phenomenon. the reason it's the wealthy and chi has migratedded to fitness. the currency is so unstable. so much money can be made in betting on the ups and downs of our currency and against foreign currencies inspect is a big danger today. a lot of people attack the chinese for manipulating the currency, but the chinese just want to keep the ciewrpt sei stable. that's all the chinese want to do. they to maintain the dplar as a starpt of value. it's us that are debauching the currency. the
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30am EDT
.s. house debate with iowa gow congressman steve king and democrat christy vilsack. then two rivals in the pharmaceutical industry come together for a call in more cooperation in combating counterfeit prescription drugs. and live at 2 p.m. eastern, policy analysts on how congress has fared in making its proceedings more transparent to the public. later today the carnegie endowment hosts a discussion on how the next u.s. president should engage the world. panelists will discuss topics including the international order and the rise of major world players such as china. the event begins at 6:30 p.m. eastern, and you can see it live on c-span3. >>> now, a nevada senate debate between dean heller and shelley berkeley. they recently met for their first debate in what's being called one of the closest senate races in the country. the cook political report rates the contest a toss-up. this event comes courtesy of knpb-tv in nevada. >> good evening. republican u.s. senator dean heller and democratic congresswoman shelley berkeley will face off in an hourlong debate sponsored by vegas pbs, kn
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
down here today. i wanted to hear walter isaacson speak upon einstein and said -- steve jobs and also lastly they talked about walter cronkite. any book that inspires anybody is great. sometimes we lose sight of the classics or they're recent classics provide tried to get mine students to read brave new world, mark twain, books that deal with racism that they could identify when they read but what is the message? and o
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
'm on the ballot, will be on the ballot in all 50 states. steve, right now we're on the ballot in 47 states and the district of columbia. we're litigated in the other three. so although there are other third-party candidates running this cycle, none of them are going to come close to what i just said. that said, um, where's the difference between the two? i'm going to argue that we should not bomb iran, that we should get out of afghanistan tomorrow, bring the troops home, that marriage equality is a constitutionally-guaranteed right. let's end the drug war, let's legalize marijuana now. i would have never signed the national defense authorization act allowing for you and i as u.s. citizens to be arrested and detained without being charged. i think that's why we've fought wars. i would have never signed the patriot act. i think the homeland security's incredibly redundant. tsa should not be the federal government, it should be airports, airlines, states, knew mispalties -- municipalities. balance the federal budget now. i think we all recognize that what we're doing is not sustainable. i th
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Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
are going to be interviewed by atlantic media is steve clemons, the washington editor at large of it landed an editor in chief of atlantic life. he also is the former director of the new america foundation and a cybersecurity expert just to set him up for failure. i'm just joking about cybersecurity. he will be interviewing paul nguyen for the knowledge consulting group, and catherine, the associate director of georgetown's institute for law, science and global security. and i apologize if i butchered your last names. we will correct that in the feeds. >> it's great to be with all of you this morning i want to issue an apology if any of you are a twitter follower of mine. i have about 11,000 of them, and i guess yesterday they all got a little telling them that it just seemed and in this fantastic video. if you just clicked right your they could see it. at i think there is of a thousand friends, cycling through, this is the first time, it's ironic that i've ever fallen for one of the sort of cyber gags. i don't know what information they got from the, but nonetheless i wanted to kind of men
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
will be delighted to answer questions. and i'll ask steve who has a sharper eye the need to pick people out. thank you. [applause] >> i hope you're all feeling cheery. [laughter] we are going to take questions. is there a question? >> john, i think this is really important that this book came out at this point. and if nothing else, that people are aware of nothing else, it's that this topic of nuclear strategy has been dropped as a major theme in american public policy since the reagan era. when people were lulled to sleep, thinking that we had solved this and had moved on. and now it's back. the emp has not been solved apparently, that threat has not been resolved and we don't know what we are doing with iran. and so i think it's important to get people recovering the vocabulary and language, even talking about this. it's not taught anymore. nuclear strategy is not taught anymore at the universities. we don't have programs, and i think that's the most important thing you've done with the publication of this book. i want to ask you specifically about the most immediate threat which is iran. it tak
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
different subjects ranging from taxes by my friend steve moore of "the wall street journal" to iran by my friend michael ledeen and this one is about gender policies. >> another new book put out by adi, american enterprise institute is "women's figures." >> this book plays to the "playboy" crowd. >> this is in no strata guide to the economic progress of women in america and i want to talk about the broadside and i think some of the ideas are the same in both of these and that is the first paragraph which is compared with men and women in 21st century america live five years longer, base unemployment rate that is significantly lower, are afforded substantially larger share of high school diplomas bas and m.a. an mazen face lower rates of incarceration, algolism and drug abuse. in other words contrary to what feminists, lobbyists would have congress belief girls and women are doing very well. >> exactly, yes. it is very true that women i think earned about 58% of them may send bas, fewer in jail. their earnings when compared to men in the same job are about the same and what we need our eco
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the course of two years. tom hendricks who since moved on and steve brown for tremendous work. literally, hundreds of volunteers working in work groups and task groups led by rtca with margaret jenni, and i want to thank everybody for the help over the years. just as the members are engaged in our work, we've been very pleased with the knowledge and level of engagement by acting administrator, first serving as the faa deputy administrator, mike call's become more, not less active in the work since being elevated to the role of acting administrator. with michael at the helm, his interests, and working closely with the community, i'm confident in the ability to overcome barriers to implementing next generation. you commented about succession planning, and i'm pleased with my chairmanmanship sunsetting, and i'll remain on the committee, bill ayer, chairman of the alaska air group, and bill's been formally leading the alaska air group as chairman and ceo, an experienced aveuater, is taking over the chairmanmanship on a go-forward basis passing the baton at wright patterson air force base her
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
they offer a tremendous amount of insight. and i also want to thank you for the steve who is here today in the our office working on a number of manufacturing issues particularly as they relate to the supply chain. for this part of it, before we get to the q & a. i would like to stand back a little bit and try to frame the specific threat of cyber in a larger context. the overall industrial base supply chain we face. i look around the room and i know i have spoke ton many of you one on one on the tough challenges we face in the supply chain. hopefully what i'm going say today won't differ from what i've told you privately. let me start at the very beginning with an attempt to define the defense industrial base supply chain. it's a term which is often used both inside and outside of government. but rarely in a way that accurately depicts trail if i on the ground. defense industrial base is come priced a diverse set of companies that provide products and services directly and indirectly to the national security agencies including the military. referses to defense industrial base, that imp
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
steve brown for their tremendous work and literally hundreds of volunteers working on workgroups and task groups as early as with margaret chan and i'd like to also thank andy stabile of with his help over the years. not just as members are engaged in our work, we've been very pleased with the knowledge and level of engagement with administrator michael huerta, first as official while serving as a deputy administrator, michael has become even more, not less active in our work since been elevated to the role of acting administrator. the disinterest of working closely with the aviation community, i am confident in our ability to overcome barriers to implementing nextgen. you commented about succession planning and i am pleased with my chairmanship sunset and i will remain on the committee, bill ayer, chairman of the alaska air group, bill has been formally leading the group as chairman and ceo, who is an experienced aviator will be taken over the chairmanship on a go forward basis as we pass the baton at the air force base here in october. and if i may, the greater skies initiative
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
steve chaney, ceo of the american security project and welcome to asp. if you're not familiar with asp we are a 501c3 non-profit and take on national-security issues from a non-partisan perspective. we were founded in 2006 by senator hagel, senator kerry, heart and governor christine todd whitman who will remain on the board today. and one of the points they raised them and it's still pertinent today was a lot of these issues when anyone mentions them they get paid into it one way or the other republican or democrat. we tend to feel they should get painted in the perspective of national security. and you will see we have a number of publications outside that we study all of them. energy security, nuclear security, climate change, american competitiveness, asymmetric terrorism among others. so i would encourage you to go on the web site and look at them and see how we take it from the perspective we put it in there. we put out the facts. we don't balance it one way or the other. today we are so pleased to have rose here. let me lay out a few ground rules as you can tell c-span is here a
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
in respect. yes, sir. in the back. >> steve crawford, washington institute of public policy. you emphasize that one size will fit all and you have to have individualized tutoring. yet most of the pregnant programs we are talking about in the interventions and lessons learned are for application within one school. i have not heard much about the variation among schools and allowing the way that richard suggested all together now is the foundation researcher public-school choice where ideally overtime one school would be maybe the old boys' school which is best for some kids or the school in the uniforms, the sort of mass and drama to have choice and they knew where they do this, they get 95% get the first school to get the panel's comments for public choice. you can attend any district so long as you can get transportation there and they decide to accept you. we have one of the best magnet school programs in the country. choice is huge in our school district. at the same time, what happens, one of the challenges that we have in the struggle is what happens to the schools that no one chooses
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
: steve versus office of personnel management, a case out of california and in this case we have a district court finding doma unconstitutional, but they've not had a ninth circuit argument yet. the same day the department of justice filed for the guild massachusetts case they filed a petition for review called supreme court rule 11. it is really granted, the certain extraordinary cases for overriding national importance, the court has granted things. they saved you may want to consider this case. it's interesting the language they use. a grant of judgment to make sure they'll have enough vehicle to resolve in a timely fashion. i read that a shorthand for please take this case because justice kagan is recused from the other case. we have another case totally set up, already appealed, but we'd rather have kagan voting on this case. of course they filed a petition the same day, so suggest they were thinking about this. it's actually not clear at the department of justice has standing to appeal in that case because they really won below. there are during the defense of marriage act
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
years, tom hendrix who has since moved on, and also steve for the tremendous work. literally hundreds of volunteers working on work groups and task groups has really led by our cga and that also like to thank andy with his health over the years. just as the natca members are engaged in our work we've been very pleased with the knowledge and level of engagement the acting administrator michael huerta. for us as it does a federal official while serving as the faa deputy administrator, michael has become even more not less active in our work since being elevated to the role of acting administrator. with michael at the helm and with his interest in work clothes with the aviation community, i'm confident and our collective bill to overcome some of the barriers to implement nextgen. you comment about succession planning. i'm very pleased that with my chairmanship, sunset and i will remain on the committee, will air who is chairman of the alaska air group, bill has been formally leave leading the alaska air group who is an experienced aviator, will be taking over the chairmanship of naca on
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Sep 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
a better future than what we are entering today. steve asked me earlier about who are you targeting in your campaigns. you're asking me various personages. i think about 99% of the folks should be on our site. anybody uses electricity, anybody who drives a car, anybody who pays taxes, anyone who works for a living or wants a job or anyone who cares about their families future ought to be on our site. i figure that's about 99% of the people. why? because the electricity prices for the cap-and-trade energy tax that tim has supported would cost skyrocketing electricity and affect our technology community. people are paying $30 more every time you fill up compared to january of 2000. so if you like high gas prices, but if you want more affordable. and i want to allow us in virginia to produce oil and natural gas off our coast and use those royalties for roads and transportation. that would be the first bill i would introduce as your center. if people want a job, our approach is create more job opportunities for people. and whether it is young people are middle-aged folks, 20% of the folks in th
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